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Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems

A comprehensive course on Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems.

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Kirankrishna M

advance technologies

SDM Institute of Technology Institute of technology in Ujire, Karnataka


Amit Bangre Consulting Limited

Swami Vivekananda Institute of Science & Technology


Altener Solutions Private Limited

Government Polytechnic College Kannur Polytechnic college in Kerala

Smita Suryavanshi


KLE Dr. M.S. Sheshgiri College of Engineering and Technology

Jitendra kumar Vishwakarma

Mando Softtech India Pvt. Ltd.

Ambition institute of technology

Meganath Prabu S

Tech Mahindra

C K College of Engineering and Technology


Tata Technologies

SNS College of Technology

AnilKumar Hubballi

Aakruthi3D pvt ltd

KLE Polytechnic Bailhongal


This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of network planning principles for cellular and Wi-Fi systems.
  • During the course, they will learn about the fundamentals of network design and configuration, and the components that make a network run smoothly, optimization, and troubleshooting.
  • Also, they will learn about backhaul and access network design (core components of network design) for cellular communication and Wi-Fi use cases.
  • Learners will gain exposure to the current generation of cellular communication standards.
  • They will learn about the fundamental tools used for simulation, emulation, and network validation, as well as the current industry standards.
  • This course forms the foundation for anyone wanting to be an RF Front-end Systems/Design Engineer, Wireless System Test Engineer, Wireless Communication System Architect, Network Design/Validation Engineer, Field Validation Engineer, etc.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 1 - Introduction to Telecom/Wireless Communication Industry - I

  • General Introduction to Evolution of Various Standards in Cellular Communication
  • Deep Dive into 4G LTE PHY Layer Features

Week 2 - Introduction to Telecom/Wireless Communication Industry - II

  • Overview of Wi-Fi Industry and Evolution of IEEE 802.11 Standards
  • Deep Dive into 802.11n/ad Standards
  • Introduction to Capacity Shortage in Wi-Fi Systems and Possible Solutions
  • Usage of Additional (6 GHz) Spectrum and Switching to mmWave Frequencies

Week 3 - Network Planning Overview

  • Network Planning Workflow and Procedures followed in Industry
  • Review of Existing Networks Using the Existing Open-source Network Data, Capacity and Coverage Planning Calculations

Week 4 - Wireless Communication System Architectures

  • Introduction to Cellular and Wi-Fi System Architectures
  • Review of Commercially Available Equipment, Interoperability, Reading Specifications from Datasheet, Testing and Validation Procedures
  • Beamforming System Architecture
  • Satellite Communication System Design Review
  • Fiber-optic Communication System Design Overview

Week 5 - Link Budget Calculations

  • Standard Link Budget Calculation Procedures
  • MAPL-based Cellular System Design Principles
  • Outdoor Vs Indoor Propagation/Channel Models
  • Link Budget with Beam Steering
  • Availability Calculations

Week 6 - Access Link Design and Cellular Communication

  • Reading and Interpreting KPIs
  • Measurement Procedures During Site Survey
  • Cell Radius Calculation
  • Sectorization Principles
  • Interference Management
  • Backhaul Requirements Evaluation

Week 7 - Access Link Design, Indoor Wi-Fi Use Case and Channel Modeling

  • Introduction to Indoor propagation Modeling
  • Multipath and Need for MIMO
  • IBS/MDU AP Planning
  • Interference Mitigation
  • Capacity Calculations

Week 8 - Fiber and Wireless Links, System Architecture and Link Budget

  • Wireless Point-to-point System Architecture
  • Effect of Atmospheric Layers on Signal Propagation
  • Commercially used Equipment Overview
  • Multi-hop Link Design
  • Introduction to GPONs
  • Cost Comparison for Fiber Vs Wireless Long-distance Links

Week 9 - Backhaul Network Design

  • Backhaul Requirement Engineering
  • Initial Cost Assessment
  • Technology Selection
  • Propagation Modeling Effects 
  • Equipment Selection
  • Availability Calculations

Week 10 - Satellite Link Design

  • Overview of Typical Satellite Communication Link Design Requirements
  • Atmospheric Effects on the Air-to-ground Links Vs Airborne Links
  • Limitations in the Commercially Available Equipment

Week 11 - Business Case Study Evaluation and Overview of Job Opportunities

  • Generic Network Planning Business Case Model
  • Case Study for a Target Unconnected Location with a Specific Technology
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Choice of Equipments to Optimize the Cost Model

Week 12 - Software Demonstration

  • Software Demonstration in TEOCO ASSET Suite

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Simulation of a Single Cell Network using Various Propagation Models using MATLAB

In this project, learners will build a cellular communication system simulation from scratch. They will begin with the simulation of a simple link budget equation.

Interference Modeling Simulations of a Multi-Cell Network using MATLAB

In this project, learners will be extending the single-cell simulation framework created in Project-1 into a multi-cell framework. The analysis should be performed by generating a variety of results by modifying the parameters, such as the transmit power of each cell tower.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Gain Proficiency in Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems Course

According to Burning Glass, there were over 147,448 job posts for network engineers in the year 2022, indicating that they are undoubtedly in high demand. A growth rate of 6.5 percent is anticipated during the next ten years. Equipping yourself with the right skillset today will help you to get employed. 

Skill-Lync’s Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems is a 12-week online course. The network planning course will teach essential concepts for simulating, verifying, and troubleshooting. An Industry Expert with 11 years of experience in wireless communication has carefully curated the course adhering to industry standards. Two industry-level projects are included in the curriculum to provide hands-on training in accessing network design.

Who Should Take This Course?

The industry-oriented network operating system course is for students and graduates of electrical, electronics, and related engineering streams. If you are interested in network design and verification, this course will excite you. Experienced professionals who want to upskill or are looking for a career transition into this domain can pursue the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems course by Skill-Lync.

What will you learn?

The course will equip you with cutting-edge tools followed by leading telecom industries. Through the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems course, you will get a clear understanding of the following:

  • Various Standards in Cellular Communication
  • Network Planning Workflow and Procedures
  • Cellular and Wi-Fi System Architectures
  • Link Budget Calculations
  • Indoor propagation Modeling
  • Backhaul Network Design

Skills You Will Gain

  • Hands-on experience in MATLAB and TEOCO ASSET Suite
  • Exposure to cellular communication standards of the current generation.
  • In-depth understanding of network planning principles, network operations, and its configuration.

Key Highlights of The Program

  • The Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems is a 12-week long course.
  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
  • You will get email and forum support to clear your doubts during the course.
  • Real-time industry-relevant projects will make your learning purposeful and practice-oriented.

Career Opportunities after taking the course

Upon completing the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems, numerous job opportunities will open up. Some exciting positions that you can work for include:

  • Wireless Communication System Architect
  • Network Design/Validation Engineer
  • RF Front-end Systems/Design Engineer

FAQs on Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems Course

Q. Who can take the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems course?

Students and graduates of electrical, electronics, and related engineering streams can take the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems course. It is for anyone interested in network planning and designing.

Q. Is the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems course an online program?

Yes, the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems course is 100% online. 

Q. What is the duration of the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems course?

The network IT course is 12 weeks long, covering all the fundamental concepts deployed in configuring a network system.

Q. How much can a Network Engineer earn?

According to Ambitionbox, the average annual salary of a Network Engineer reaches up to INR 3.3 LPA. However, your pay package varies with your experience and expertise.

Q. Is there any certificate for completing the Network Planning for Cellular and WiFi Systems course?

Yes, you shall be given a course completion certificate after completing the network operations course. The top 5% of the scorers will receive a merit certificate alongside the course completion certificate.

Q. Is any technical support available for the network operating systems course?

Yes, you can clear your doubts during coursework from our technical support team through email and forum support.

Q. Can you tell me more about Skill-Lync?

Skill-Lync is among India’s leading EdTech platforms dedicated to transforming engineering education. We equip young engineers with the latest skill sets and cutting-edge tools in new-age technologies.

The brainchild of two engineers from Chennai, Skill-Lync, is on a mission to bridge the skill gap between aspiring professionals and the industry’s demands through job-oriented courses.

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INR 40,000

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Become job ready with our comprehensive industry focused curriculum for freshers & early career professionals

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  • Live Individual & Group Sessionsto resolve queries, Discuss Progress and Study Plans.

  • Personalized & Hands-OnSupport over Mail, Telephone for Query Resolution & Overall Learner Progress.

  • Job-Oriented Industry Relevant Curriculumavailable at your fingertips curated by Global Industry Experts along with Live Sessions.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.


1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.


11 years in the experience range

Instructors with 11 years extensive industry experience.


Areas of expertise

  • Wireless communication

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